This publication includes information on the International Classification of Diseases, 10th Edition (ICD-10)-Clinical Modification/Procedure Coding System (CM/PCS), which will replace the existing ICD-9-CM system.
This publication includes information about FCSO's selection to administer Medicare in Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. It also provides information on the Medicare premiums and deductibles for 2009.
This publication includes information about the increased payment for ground ambulance services and a farewell to our Connecticut provider community. It also provides impacts related to the delay of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program.
This publication includes information regarding CMS' approach for assigning providers to MACs and discusses the process of moving providers to MACs. It also provides changes to information that is required when contacting the call center and/or IVR.
Inside this edition you will find the latest NPI information and resources needed for a smooth transition. May 23 is only two weeks away - are you prepared? Visit the NPI MLN Matters Web Page and Quarterly Journal Advertisements.
This publication includes information regarding the mandatory NPI requirements, effective May 23, 2008. The NPI will be required for all HIPAA standard transactions. In addition, don't forget to register for the 2008 Florida Medifest Symposium.
The Medicare B Update! is a comprehensive publication developed by First Coast Service Options, Inc. (FCSO) for Part B providers.
First Coast Service Options (First Coast) strives to ensure that the information available on our provider website is accurate, detailed, and current. Therefore, this is a dynamic site and its content changes daily. It is best to access the site to ensure you have the most current information rather than printing articles or forms that may become obsolete without notice.